PPTP stands for "Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol" and is a method for implementing virtual private networks (VPNs).

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Lion built-in VPN client times out connecting to Windows 2003 PPTP server

I have a new iMac with OS X 10.7 (Lion) on it that refuses to connect to a PPTP-based VPN server (running Windows 2003 SBS). To shortcut past a lot of questions: There is a Dell workstation running ...
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How can I solve Windows PPTP VPN issues?

I'm having persistent problems with Windows PPTP VPN connections. The VPN appears up whilst the tunnel won't transfer traffic (ping to a remote IP within the VPN works for a while, and then fails). ...
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PPTP connection: Timeout sending config requests when in eduroam network

trying to connect to a pptp-vpn from within my university network ('eduroam' standard). connection cannot be established (LCP: Timeout sending Config-Requests). The connection works flawlessly from ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Not able to SSH into Raspberry Pi when PPTP is active

I have a Raspberry Pi set up as a seedbox, and I'm trying to make it connect to my VPN. I'm using PPTP to connect, and I can make the connection work just fine, and my IP address as shown to the ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPNs in Windows 8.1

I have a couple PPTP VPNs which I've set up in Windows 8.1 . They were working fine for months and months, able to connect with no issues. Then a couple weeks ago they stopped working, and I get a ...
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DNS server not responding in vpn connection win 8.1

I use win 8.1 and my campus has an intranet network and a vpn(PPTP). to connect to internet, first I have to connect to the intranet(wireless network) and then connect to vpn. But the problem is when ...
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Windows 7 don't use VPN connection

I have a Windows 7 computer connected to a VPN (PPTP). This VPN is only being used to access a remote server, and is quite slow. So, I'd like to browse the internet directly, not over the VPN. On OS ...
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Setup PPTP to access home network transparently

I have Raspberry Pi box connected to home WiFi-router and running pptpd. The local addresses is 192.168.1.32 (eth0) and 192.168.2.1 (ppp0) and local name raspberry.local. I have iMac connected to ...
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Logging in using VPN in Windows 8

Just installed Windows 8 Enterprise on my work laptop. I have configured my VPN connection (PPTP) like I had in Windows 7, but for some reason, I cannot find out where to select that I want to ...
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Windows 7 network icon says no internet, but I am connected

Yesterday I had to configure a RAS dial in interface so that a remote machine can VPN into me. Before doing this, my Network icon in the tray would show I was connected. Now it has that confusing ...
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PPTP VPN only using IPv6 Connections?

I followed this tutorial to set up a PPTP VPN: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp Once complete, I connected to it with my desktop and noticed I ...
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Why does my PPTP VPN connection fail to route to the remote network in Linux?

I'm trying to connect to my office's PPTP VPN on Linux via ppp. The gateway has a local IP address in the 10.4.x.x net and I need to access other machines in the 10.x.x.x net (which I can do normally ...
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CIFS mount over VPN hangs when VPN crashes and reconnects

I've successfully shared Windows share over VPN (PPTP), mounted it with mount.cifs on my Ubuntu machine and I'm able to browse the shared contents from the Ubuntu. However, sometimes, when the ...
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Error 619 when trying to connect with Windows VPN client

While trying to connect with the Windows VPN client, the client hangs at the "Verifying user name and password..." message for about 10 seconds, and then I get the following error message: Error ...
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PPTP does not work externally

I have a PPTP server that I can connect to using its LAN IP, but not using the external IP. My router is set up to forward PPTP to the correct machine and the server can access the internet. However, ...
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Routing IPv6 traffic through Debian pptpd into Hurricane Electric's IPv6 tunnel

I have set up a tunnel using Hurricane Electric's services on a Debian machine. It seems to work alright; I can ping6 ipv6.google.com and open it in links. I've also set up a PPTP daemon on the ...
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Something's up with my PPTP+SMB setup

Yesterday I could connect to my PPTP VPN and access a SMB server on it perfectly well. Today it is throwing up a bucketload of problems. The VPN is now stopping internet traffic, even though it's set ...
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not all packets forwarded by pptp VPN server

I have the following setup: +------+ +---------+ ppp0---------+ |router| | A +-----+---+-----+ B | | R | ...
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How to configure a VPN client in the router based on a connection log from my computer?

I am struggling with DD-WRT's PPTP client, as all configurations (and builds) I tried based on the all-important wiki but also older forum posts led to no ppp0 connection showing up with ifconfig. ...
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How to safeguard PPTP connection - Windows 7?

There is a computer connecting to a VPN. The network should remain offline, if the machine can't reconnect to the VPN. It should not ever use the normal connection. Only the VPN one. Is there a way ...
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How to test a PPTP VPN server from a remote location?

I cannot decide whether a VPN server blocks my geographic location or whether it is down altogether. What is a legitimate and trustworthy service that could (try to) connect from its own location as a ...
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PPTP server not functioning (or set up) correctly

I've set up a PPTP server on Ubuntu Sever 14.04. I need to allow a foreign client to access the LAN, but NOT attempt to use my internet connection. When connecting to the VPN the client loses internet ...
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reading a routing table for pptp vpn data

I expected a route (on my router) to show my PPTP VPN connection. Now I see my VPN server IP show up, but still with vlan2, not ppp. Is this a problem? What can I do about it? Kernel IP routing table ...
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how to pick addresses and DNSMasq server for PPTP VPN client (in DD-WRT)?

I must be confused about terminology for addresses my remote network uses, but I could not get my DD-WRT (build 20548) connect to the PPTP server. At least I could not even verify that I am connected ...
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How do I setup my Ubuntu 12.04 PPTPD Server properly?

Ok so I have setup a PPTPD server and configured it appropriately. Here is my pptpd-options: name pptpd require-mschap-v2 require-mppe-128 ms-dns 8.8.8.8 ms-dns 8.8.4.4 proxyarp nodefaultroute ...
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what happens to my IP my inner VPN uses if my outer VPN channel breaks down?

I want to use a VPN tunnel within a VPN tunnel. So I establish a connection first, and then another one, which will already by routed via the first. The first is the outer one, the second the inner ...
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Host a SSTP VPN Server on Windows 8

I have a small server computer running Windows 8 at home. Currently it is hosting a PPTP VPN server using the build-in Windows 8 functionality for that. What I would want is something more secure, ...
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PPTP authenticate using LDAP

I'm using both centos 6.5 in PPTP and LDAP server (OpenDJ). Anyone know how to configure when connecting to PPTP VPN server it will authenticate using the LDAP credentials? Thanks
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Issue with PPTP VPN setup

My first intention to setup a PPTP VPN, via my Linksys E2000 router with DD-WRT firmware, was to use an iPhone app while being connected to my home network from anywhere I have an internet connection. ...
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Ubuntu vs. Windows VPN routing behavior

Both my home and workplace networks are the same (subnet 10.0.0.x). When I configure a VPN connection on my Windows 7 machine (PPTP), I can ping any server that is located at my workplace without any ...
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VPN on WIN 7…ipad connects but no DNS services

I have set up a vpn on a win 7 machine PPTP and can successfully connect to it from another win 7 machine over the internet and get out with the new ip address. However, when I connect with an ipad, ...
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How to setup a PPTP tunnel to automatically reconnect after tunnel connection drops

I am currently connecting to a server via a pptp tunnel. I have a python script that downloads data from the tunnel. Every now and than the tunnel will be disconnected. I am wondering how do I ...
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How to bring up the ppp0 interface?

I am trying to start my pptpd server on Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I was following the instructions at this page and Ubuntu's official guide. I am doing this because I wanted to setup a VPN server ...
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Doubled packets and TCP retransmissions in PPTP connection

I have a PPTP server setup at my home network: ROUTER: a router (Zyxel Keenetic Giga II): external address EXT, internal address 172.20.246.1 WINDOWS 7: a Windows 7 host machine, internal address: ...
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Fedora 19 and PPTP

I'm having problems setting up VPN PPTP on Fedora 19. When I try to add new VPN I have only possibility to add openconnect or L2TP protocols. After some googling I found out that you have to install ...
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Problems with PPTP VPN on Windows 7

I have a PPTP VPN server set up on Ubuntu VPS and it works OK on my Mac, but when I connect to it on my Windows 7 machine, most sites work, but for some reason some others do not work – browser just ...
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Persistent routes for DD-WRT PPTP VPN client

My home network in the USA is behind a Buffalo router (G300NH) running their version of DD-WRT. I use the built-in PPTP VPN client to connect to a VPN provider in the UK. I route certain traffic over ...
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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Is there any way to install a VPN PPTP (not OpenVPN) Server on a NAS with FunPlug?

I have a CH3SNAS from Conceptronic with FunPlug installed to enhance its capabilities. I would like to install a VPN PPTP server, but I only have found OpenVPN packages for FunPlug. Does somebody ...
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How can I configure my DD-WRT VPN PPTP server to assign netmask 255.255.255.0 to clients?

I have a router running DD-WRT with a PPTP Server working fine, but every PPTP client gets assigned IP like this one: IPv4 Address . . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.210.2 Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . ...
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ASUS PPTP VPN server doesn't work with OSX, works fine with Android phone

I am trying to use the built-in PPTP server on my ASUS RT-AC68U to VPN into my local network. After going through the setup procedure, I have found that I can connect to the VPN just fine. However, ...
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IPSec Policy Is Blocking 127.0.0.1

I created an IPSec policy on Windows 8.1, it's purpose was to allow only traffic that goes via the VPN, everything else should be blocked (except LAN and 127.0.0.1). LAN is working fine, but 127.0.0.1 ...
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Unable to Connect to VPN with PPTP on OSX 10.9

I'm attempting to connect to a VPN on my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.9 Here are the connection settings: Interface: VPN VPN Type: PPTP Authentication Settings: Password Configure IPv4: Using PPP ...
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Change PPTP control connection's TCP port number

I have some Windows 7 clients that connect via PPTP to a CentOS server, but I would like them to use a port other than 1723 for the control connection as that port is not available. Is there some way ...
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Chromebook VPN support

Can a VPN be used in the Chrome OS? I have not been able to determine if a VPN can be used on the various models. I am looking for either pptp or openvpn support.
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PPTP connects but website doesn't open

I'm using Debian 6 OpenVZ VPS. I have installed PPTP and it connects fine, but it shows my own(real ip), somehow it's not forwarding. If I connect it through mobile(HTC), I connects fine as well, but ...
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how to access a range of public IPs only through a VPN?

For security reasons, I am not supposed to access an otherwise public IP range unless a VPN is up. However, if my VPN is down, my system routes to the IP anyway, which is a breach of my obligations. ...
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Cannot browse VPN files by IP

I have created a Windows VPN using the built in Windows 7 utility. The VPN connects fine. I can see that I'm connected on both sides of the VPN. However, when I go to ...
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Is PPTP VPN ever secure? Under DD-WRT? [closed]

PPTP is not an open, ratified standard the way that, for example, SSL/TLS is. (see: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security#TLS_1.2 and http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc5246/ ) The most ...